Instructions for Chiropractic practitioner in UAE

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  • Chiropractic, MOH, UAE, Instructions

NOTE: No person is allowed to practice Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the UAE, without prior permission from the UAE Health Regulatory Authorities

Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should abide by the following rules:

1 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can act as a portal of entry and provide health care without any referrals
2 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can work either independently or in a medical center or under supervision of another senior Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioner as per recommendation and approval of the Evaluation Committee
3 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners may make diagnosis according to the science and philosophy of their field of training/specialty.
4 » If necessary, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should refer patients to hospitals and health care clinics.
5 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can only prescribe pharmaceutical medicines and products as per their own specialty. They can also prescribe OTC products that are registered by the Ministry of Health.
6 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners may ask for laboratory and radiological diagnostic tests as necessitates by the medical condition of the patients.
7 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners Complementary and Alternative practitioners must use MOH Register for registration of patients visits.
8 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners must provide the MOH with the official Monthly statistics report.
9 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners must keep an updated medical records for every patients' visit, including the personal data, all records of the diagnostic and laboratory tests and treatment provided.
10 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to prescribe "IV injections and prescription only" medications.
11 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to perform any surgical procedure, or any inoculation or injections. They are not also allowed to withdraw blood from patients. (Except for Cupping and Ozone therapists under special permission and conditions)
12 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to alter a medical doctor's prescription to a patient
13 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to treat patients with acute or critical conditions who need immediate emergency medical care
14 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to sell medicine from their clinics
15 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can not claim to possess ability to cure cancers or incurable diseases.
16 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners are not allowed to treat communicable diseases
17 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should only use the professional title granted to them by the Evaluation Committee and approved by the Medical Licensing Committee.
18 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners who do not possess a medical degree should not claim or pretend that they are an allopathic medical doctor
19 » The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should abide by the Federal laws and regulations of the Private Licensing Department at the Ministry of Health.



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